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View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division . Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and...
Prelinger Archives
by Pathe
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Families, cotton candy, Coke, children, barkers, side shows, women snake charmers & sword swallowers, tent circus, parade, audience, clowns, animals, elephants, Emmett Kelly, Betty Rich Queen of the Air, trapeze artists, aerobats, bareback riders, trained horses, tigers, Clyde Beatty, GREAT FILM!
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Prelinger Archives
by Barr (Arthur) Productions
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With a background of circus music, Dorothy's trained birds perform a variety of circus acts. Woman wearing green dress conducts bird circus. Birds doing somersaults, playing piano, speaking, flying through rings. riding merry-go-round, walking in treadmill, pulling mini carts. Examples of birds not always playing along to trainer’s demands; sometimes rebellious birds. 05:50:19:13 Circus MC introduces “Romeo” rose-breasted cockatoo from Australia; bird says “Hello, how are you, how are...
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Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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00:02:00 Excellent shot of circus fire eater.
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Prelinger Archives
by Wiliam Stanmyre
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About the New York State Fair. 
Topic: state fair
Prelinger Archives
by Fox Film Corporation
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Jack, a young boy from a poor family, exchanges the family cow for some magic beans. The beans grow overnight into a huge beanstalk which Jack climbs into the clouds, arriving at a magical land ruled over by a cruel giant. Jack battles the giant and decides to rescue a young princess held captive in the giant's castle. (from IMDB)
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Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
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favorite 133
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How exercise will make you healthy and popular.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Exercise
Prelinger Archives
by Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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eye 5.4M
favorite 108
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Ralph learns the five food groups, helping him to eat a balanced diet, and has more fun because of his better health.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Food, Nutrition
Prelinger Archives
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eye 420
favorite 2
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Silent. Scenes from hiking through the Colorado Canyons.
Topic: canyons
Prelinger Archives
by Centron Productions
movies
eye 101,093
favorite 68
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Safety film about dangers associated with earthmoving equipment operation, showing many great simulated accidents on construction sites. CONTENT ADVISORY: May be frightening and surprising to some viewers, and contains great country-style song by a Johnny Cash-soundalike.
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Topics: Safety: Occupational, Music: Country and Western, Motion pictures: Stunts